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Repair work to St John’s and St Michael’s – A report

Repair work to St John's and St Michael's - A report

2016 was a very busy year in terms of fabric restoration at both our churches. Restored windows for St John’s Church, Little Gidding At St John’s Church, Little Gidding, the restoration of the fabric at the east end has been completed with the provisions of new stonework.

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Plenty to experience in and around our lovely Parish

Plenty to experience in and around our lovely Parish

Well we are now into the spring equinox & many of us will be enticed into the countryside by the sheer pleasure it brings to those of us who walk, cycle, ride or drive. Everyone is encouraged to make sure though, that they are clearly visible to

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Supporting Calum and the GB Team at the World Winter Games

Supporting Calum and the GB Team at the World Winter Games

Calum and the GB team have arrived in Austria today Tuesday 14 March for the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017. Calum was the first Special Olympics figure skater to represent Great Britain back in 2012. He has won international titles in Finland, Iceland, Austria and the

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Mobile library – New times from April 2017

Mobile library - New times from April 2017

Just a reminder that the Cambridgeshire mobile library visits our village on the 3rd Thursday of every month and from the start of April 2017 the new times will be from 12.40pm to 12.55pm. The library stops in the lay-by in front of the recreation ground and

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Restoration of St Michael’s Church 2016

Restoration of St Michael's Church 2016

North and south aisles roof restoration Intensive restoration has been carried out on both the north and south aisles following the roof lead theft. Chancel roof restoration The major re-roofing project carried out on the chancel was originally scheduled for 2015 and has no connection with the

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Farming in Great Gidding – ploughing Autumn 2016

Farming in Great Gidding - ploughing Autumn 2016

Photos of ploughing fields in Great Gidding, Autumn 2016

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New aerial photos of the Giddings

New aerial photos of the Giddings

A few more aerial photos taken recently over Great Gidding, Little Gidding and Steeple Gidding. Great Gidding Great Gidding dusk, Autumn 2016 Great Gidding dusk, Autumn 2016 Great Gidding dusk, Autumn 2016 Great Gidding – Main Street looking north east, Autumn 2016 Great Gidding – Main Street

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Supercars in Great Gidding

Supercars in Great Gidding

A Gidding resident was getting quite excited as he turned the uphill bend towards his home and saw a wonderful array of supercars parked right outside his house. Racking his brains for any competitions he’d entered and forgotten about, his pace quickened. Alas… it was just some

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Local treasure on our doorstep – Hamerton Zoo Park

Local treasure on our doorstep - Hamerton Zoo Park

Have you been to Hamerton Zoo Park lately? It’s grown over the years and spread into a really super parkland with so many different species to wonder at and be fascinated by. Nice cafe, giftshop, loads of children’s activities – well worth a visit. Great Gidding’s Catalyst

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30mph stickers for the Villages

30mph stickers for the Villages

In an attempt to help slow traffic down in and around the villages, the Parish Council has purchased a supply of self adhesive wheelie bin stickers. We are asking if you would be so kind as to place them on the side of your grey household waste

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